We thank all of our donors for the many ways they support Gettysburg College. Here are some of their stories.
A history major and Civil War-era studies minor, Ashley Sonntag '19 hopes to work in the museum field. "I love working with the artifacts themselves and touching history, but I also love working with the public and seeing their faces light up when they learn something new," Ashley said. As you consider your next gift, read more about options to maximize your impact.
More than 700 members of our 1832 Society are making a difference for Gettysburg. We celebrate them for their creative and thoughtful arrangements. More
Nicole Santos '07 hopes to eventually give back as much as she received in scholarships and financial aid, but for now she's starting simple. More
Betsy Haave Dougherty '68 and her husband, Jerry, wanted to honor the legacy of Betsy's aunt, a longtime professor of English at Ball State University. Betsy and Jerry retired to Gettysburg and love living in Adams County. More
As an administrator with the State of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg, Carolyn Byron '62 got to know a number of Gettysburg graduates living in her area. "They encouraged me to join the local alumni club," she says. More
"My love and respect for Gettysburg College is what keeps me involved today. I have a lasting gratitude for the way the college prepared me for life and for the lifelong friends it has given me." More
At Gettysburg, Dick Hughey '67 kept busy with studies in economics, wrestling team practices and meets, and membership in Phi Delta Theta and Pi Lambda Sigma. Kris Frieberg Hughey '68 completed her major in French and was an active Chi Omega member. More
When Jean and Jeffrey met at the Majestic Theater to talk with us about their gift, there was trumpet practice sounding from off-stage. "Never a dull moment here," said Jean LeGros '73. More
Kelly's loyal and generous gifts to the Gettysburg Fund and other special funds at her alma mater started soon after she graduated. In the early years, she would write a check. More recently, she found the benefits of donating stock. More